2017 Officers and Directors
 

President: Susan Akey

The President will oversee all directors. All directors will report to President. The President will report to the Senior Posse Sponsors. The President may check points periodically. Senior Posse Sponsors/President may be second signer on the checking account. The President is also responsible for keeping up with the Playday poles and flags.  

Senior Posse Sponsor and Vice President: Scooter Horton

The Senior Posse Sponsors must be a member of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Posse and will keep the Senior Posse informed of all Jr. Pose business. They will also book all Jr. Posse activities. The Sponsor/President may be second signer on the checking accounts.

Secretary: Tricia Vondrak

The Secretary is responsible for all minutes of meetings and sending out notices to all members. This person is responsible for all books concerning the Playdays and enters points in the books at the end of each event and each Playday. The Secretary must post present points and total points of each age group at every Playday and for year-end awards. The Secretary will arrive early and take entries before the Playday. The Secretary will figure final points for each Playday and check over all points before the next Playday and post points for verification. The Secretary will assist the President.

Points will be awarded as follows:

1st place 10 points
2nd place 9 points
3rd place 8 points
4th place 7 points
5th place 6 points
6th place 5 points
7th place 4 points
8th place 3 points
9th place 2 points
10th place 1 point
Ride 1 point
Lead Ins 1 point

Treasurer: Josh Brockett

The Treasure will be responsible for the checking account and all accounting procedures for Jr. Posse money. The Treasurer will be the first signature on all checks, will be responsible for collecting all monies the Jr. Posse may generate, and will pay all bills for the Jr. Posse. Additionally, the Treasurer must account for all money collected and paid to be kept in an accurate book keeping system so that any Posse member may audit at any given time. The Treasurer must keep an accurate and balanced checkbook.

EVENT DIRECTORS

Lead-In Director: Deborah Baxley

The Lead-In Director is responsible for knowing how to set up for barrels, straight barrels and flags. All of these events will run at the beginning of each Playday.

Clover Leaf Barrel Director: Clay Carmack

The Barrel Director must know the pattern and how may feet between each barrel. The Barrel Director must set the pattern. The Barrel Director will determine if a rider has a qualified run or not. Rules are as follows:

  1. Rider must go to the left or right barrel to begin the pattern.
  2. A five (5) second penalty will be given for each barrel that is knocked over.
  3. Rider will be disqualified for breaking the pattern, crossing the timer or if contestant does not remain mounted for the entire run.  

Straight Barrel DirectorAmber Bransom

The Straight Barrel Director must know the pattern and the distance between each barrel. The Straight Barrel Director must set the pattern. The Straight Barrel Director will determine if a rider has a qualified run or not. Rules are as follows:

  1. Rider may go to the left or right of the first barrel to begin the pattern.
  2. A five (5) second penalty will be given for each barrel that is knocked over.
  3. Rider will be disqualified for breaking the pattern, crossing the timer or if contestant does not remain mounted for the entire run 

Flags Director: Scooter Horton

The Flags Director must know the pattern and where the barrel must be placed. The Flag Director must set the pattern. The Flag Director is responsible for getting the flags and bucket from the Practice Director and returning to the Practice Director after the Playday is over. The Flag Director will determine if a rider has a qualified run or not. Rules are as follows:

  1. Rider may go to the left or right side of the barrel to get the flag.
  2. A five (5) second penalty will be given for barrel being knocked over.
  3. Rider will be disqualified for dropping the flag before crossing timer, or if contestant does not remain mounted for the entire run.
  4. Rider will be disqualified for whipping the horse with the flag.

Poles Director: SaLena Wooley

The Poles Director must know the pattern and how may feet between each pole. The Poles Director is responsible for getting the poles from the Practice Director before the Playday and returning them to the Practice Director after the Playday is over. The Poles Director must set the pattern. The Poles Director will determine if a rider has a qualified run or not. Rules are as follows:

  1. Rider may go to the left or right side of the pole to start then run the remainder of the pattern accordingly.

  2. A five (5) second penalty will be given for each pole that is knocked over.

  3. Rider will be disqualified for breaking the pattern, crossing timer, or if contestant does not remain mounted for the entire run.

Goats Director: Alice Ward

The Goats Director must know the pattern and where the goat is to be staked. The Goat Director will be the goat holder during the event. The Goat Director must buy the goats (the Jr. Posse will reimburse expenses), take care of and feed the goats all year. After the year is over, the Goat Director may keep the goats. The Goat Director must bring the goats to each Playday. The Goat Director will determine if a rider has a qualified run or not. Rules are as follows:

6 & under:

  1. Contestant must ride down arena and dismount horse by themselves, (parent may hold horse while child dismounts), pull the ribbon from its tail and run across the line.
  2. Judge will hold goat at all times.
  3. Rider will be disqualified for running over goat or judge.

All Other Contestants:

  1. Constant must ride down arena and dismount horse by themselves, (parents may NOT approach or hold horse while child is dismounting), throw goat by hand and tie any three feet with goat string, then stand up with knees locked for 6 seconds.
  2. Judge may NOT hold goat.
  3. Legs must be crossed and tied to qualify as a legal tie.
  4. There must be one or more wraps a half hitch or tied.
  5. Riders will be disqualified if goat does not remain tied for six (6) seconds. The Goat Director will have a stop watch in one hand and must count out load to six or until the goat kicks free (whichever comes first).
  6. Rider will be disqualified if rider and/or horse hits goat and/or goat rope while still mounted.
  7. The goat may be tied with any type of “string”.

Arena Director: Kerry Vondrak

The Arena Director is responsible for getting three men to come early and water, plow and disk the arena before each Playday and during the Playday as needed. (Remember the tractor may have to be jumped off, tires may be low, or may be out of fuel. Water may also be needed to fill the water truck to water the arena.) Check on keys for water truck if you need them. Keys are always in the tractor.

Trophies Director: Tricia Vondrak

The Trophy Director is responsible for ordering and bringing the trophies and ribbons to each Playday. The Trophy Director is also responsible for passing out the trophies at the end of each Playday, count ribbons and make sure we got what we paid for.

Practice Director:  Josh Brockett

The Practice Director must be at all practices (from beginning to end). The Practice Director will be responsible for setting up and running the practice.

Cake Walk Director: Dianne Bailey

The Cake Walk Director is responsible for calling about 15 to 20 people before each Playday and asking them to bring cakes for the Cake Walk. The Cake Walk Director will need to check cakes in and sit near them during the Playday. The Cake Walk Director must count cakes and tell the announcer how many cakes there are. The Cake Walk Director must get the numbers and tickets from the Secretary for the drawing of cakes at each Playday. The Cake Walk Director must keep a list of who brought cakes when asked and who did not.

 Awards Banquet Committee: Susan Akey, SaLena Wooley and Danny Camp

This committee is responsible for choosing the year end awards and getting them to the banquet. The President and Treasurer will serve on this committee to oversee the spending of funds.

 Banquet Director: Connie Green

The Banquet Director and Committee are responsible for finding a place to have the banquet, selling the tickets, keeping track of who bought tickets, arranging a caterer, and setting up the banquet, decorations and clean up. The Banquet Committee is also responsible for taking tickets at the banquet. (You might want to recruit more help). The Banquet Committee must have a check in list at the banquet.

 Raffle DirectorTricia Vondrak

The Raffle Director is responsible for ordering the tickets, making sure each member gets and sells at least 20 tickets, and writing down how many each person took. The Raffle Director must make sure members turn in money or tickets when they are due. (We need to get unsold tickets back). The Raffle Director is responsible for going and buying three gift cards ($200, $100 and $50) and bringing them to the Playday on the day of the drawing. The Raffle Director counts tickets and makes sure we got what we paid for.

Popcorn Stand Director: Vicki McDonald

The Popcorn Stand Director is responsible for getting all supplies for the stand and getting help for every night of the rodeo. The Popcorn Stand is open for the PRCA rodeo and youth rodeo. There will be no free popcorn to anyone, including Sr. and Jr. Posse members, except the workers in the stand. The Popcorn Stand Director will need to be there at least two hours early Thursday and one hour the other nights to set up and start popping the corn. The Popcorn Stand Director will be responsible for the petty cash needed every night and all monies taken in during the rodeo.  

Playday Concession Stand: Sonja Thomas

The Playday Concession Stand Director is responsible for setting/cleaning up the concession stand. The Playday Concession Stand Director will be responsible for turning in the money made at the end of each Playday to the Treasurer.  

Queen Contest Director: Susan Akey

The Queen Contestant Director is responsible for taking votes and organizing the contest, ordering sash, breast collars, and crowns. The Queen Contestant Director is responsible for making sure the queen rides in the parade and all performances of the PRCA rodeo and the youth rodeo.  

Medical Service Coordinator: Susan Akey

The Medical Service Coordinator is responsible for making sure qualified medical services are at each Playday. They are to remain at the Playday during its entirety. 

Coggins Director: Tricia Vondrak

The Coggins Director is responsible for taking Coggins paper copies and viewing the originals. These copies need to be organized and brought to each Playday. The Coggins Director will also make deadlines and rules in accordance with Texas Law and perform random Coggins checks. 

Trash Duty: Simone Carter

The Trash Duty Director is responsible for making sure all trash is picked up at the end of each Playday. The Trash Duty Director will need to check for trash inside and outside of the building/arena. The Trash Duty Director must also make sure the trash gets taken to the dumpster on the outside of the building/arena.  

Website and Facebook Coordinator: Amber Bransom

The Website Coordinator is responsible for making sure information is posted on the website and the Facebook page. This information might include Playday dates, Queen names, Pictures, Standings, Banquet announcements, etc. 

Youth Rodeo Work Coordinator

The Youth Rodeo Work Coordinator is responsible for having parents sign up to work at the youth rodeo and making sure that everyone that signs up is there to work.  

Fund Raising Committee: TBD

The Fund Raising Committee is responsible for coordinating fund raising ideas.  

Scholarship Committee: President, Senior Posse Sponsors, Secretary, Treasurer

The qualified recipient will be determined by the criteria established by the scholarship committee.

CRITERIA:

1. Fill out an application.

2. Must maintain an A/B average.

3. Must be a senior.

4. The money will be paid directly to the educational institution chosen by the recipient.

5. If there is no qualified recipient available, the scholarship will not be awarded that year.

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